the angle that a ray of light or the like, reflected from a surface, makes with a normal to the surface at the point of reflection.
the angle that a beam of reflected radiation makes with the normal to a surface at the point of reflection
angle of reflection
The angle formed by a ray or wave reflected from a surface and a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of reflection.
- Angle of repose
the maximum slope, measured in degrees from the horizontal, at which loose solid material will remain in place without sliding. noun the maximum angle to the horizontal at which rocks, soil, etc, will remain without sliding
- Angle of refraction
the angle between a refracted ray and a line drawn normal to the interface between two media at the point of refraction. noun the angle that a refracted beam of radiation makes with the normal to the surface between two media at the point of refraction angle of refraction The angle formed by the path […]
- Angle of roll
the acute angle between the lateral axis of an aircraft or spacecraft and a horizontal plane.
- Angle of rib
angle of rib angle of rib n. The abrupt change in curvature of the external surface of a rib where the rib is bent in two directions and twisted along its axis. Also called costal angle.